Juilliard Archives Time Capsule

Juilliard Archives Time Capsule

Leontyne Price and Florence Page Kimball

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Juilliard's first female commencement speaker, in 1973, was alum Leontyne Price, who turned 90 earlier this year.more
Van Cliburn in a piano master class

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Van Cliburn, one of the most well-known pianists of all time, was a longtime benefactor of Juilliard, where...more
Dorothy DeLay and Edward Newhouse

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March 2017 marks the centennial of famed violin teacher Dorothy DeLay, who was on the Juilliard faculty for...more
John Adams

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Composer John Adams's history with Juilliard includes multiple operas and performances. On March 28, he'll be part of...more
Henning Rübsam and Rebecca Lazier

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In 1989, Juilliard Dance Ensemble’s 'L'Après-midi d'un Faune' was the first U.S. reconstruction of Nijinsky's original choreographic score,...more
Edward Albee

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Edward Albee, who died in September 2016, was a guest speaker at Juilliard twice.more
Feld's 'Sir Isaac's Apples'

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Juilliard’s centennial commissions included Sir Isaac's Apples, choreographed by Eliot Feld and set to alum Steve Reich’s Drumming...more
Fencing class
Stage combat has long been taught at Juilliard; we’re not sure when this class took place, though. Do...more
Midsummer Night's Dream

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Gillian Jacobs was Puck and Nelsan Ellis played Oberon in the Juilliard third-year 'Midsummer Night’s Dream' in 2003. more
Oedipus Rex chorus

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A 1948 Stravinsky-Cocteau-Cummings operatic version of “Oedipus Rex” at Juilliard. more
Kazuko Hirabayashi teaches a dance class
Alumna Kazuko Hirabayashi (faculty 1968-2011), who touched an unlimited amount of dancers around the globe, died on March 24. more
Juilliard Dance Ensemble in Limon's Concerto Grosso

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José Limón’s Concerto Grosso was performed in 1963 and 1964 at Juilliard and reconstructed in 2015 for the...more
Jose Limon's Concerto Grosso at Juilliard in 1964

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Juilliard dancers are reprising José Limón's Concerto Grosso more than 50 years after it was first performed at...more
1960 dance class

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Juilliard alum Dudley Williams, who died on May 31, 2015, spent more than four decades with Alvin Ailey.more
Juilliard at West Point in 1941

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Juilliard musicians played several concerts at West Point during World War II.more
Time Capsule: Boulez visits Juilliard

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Pierre Boulez, Vincent Persichetti, Stanley Wolfe, and Joseph Polisi at a 1986 master class at Juilliard.more
Michael Stuhlbarg and Nancy Hower

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In 1992, the Juilliard fourth-year actors put on “And a Nightingale Sang” with Michael Stuhlbarg and Nancy Hower.more

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This mystery photo was taken on Claremont Avenue Juilliard building roof in the 1940s or 1950s.more
Focus! Festival Percussionists
Focus festival mystery photo; Marian Seldes mystery photo solvedmore

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Can you identify the students in the Marian Seldes mystery photo? Plus names for the Martha Hill mystery...more
Reich and Glass
Friends at Juilliard, foes thereafter—contemporary music titans Philip Glass and Steve Reich reunited at B.A.M. recently.more

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Martha Hill at a Juilliard dinner for the class of 1959; mystery drama photo.more

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